Antonio Rovaldi

2005-2006: Spring

Antonio Rovaldi was born in Parma, Italy, in 1975. He lives in Milan, Italy, where he graduated from the NABA Academy of Fine Arts. He teaches the Master class for Art and Landscape Architecture, “Paesaggi straordinari,” at the Santa Giulia Academy of Fine Art in Brescia, Italy. Since 2000, Rovaldi has been primarily occupied with landscapes as they relate to physical and mental movement. The tools Rovaldi uses to represent landscapes: photography, video, sculpture, and drawing-are woven into new personal narratives. He has taken part in several solo and group show in Italy and abroad, including: “Notes from the City, Notes from the Land,” LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, 2006; “Marcamenti,” Museo dell'arredo contemporaneo of Ravenna, Italy, 2005; “Cari signori,” MONITOR, Rome, Italy, 2005; “Sopra il luogo,” Alessandro De March Gallery, Milan, 2004; “Videovillage,” Palazzo della Triennale, Milan, 2004; “Junge kunst aus italien,” Documenta Halle Kassel, Germany, 2000; “Homo luden” Video Italiano, Centro Cultural Parque de Espana, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2001; “Transart 2000,” Labin, Croatia, 2000; “Viasatellite,” First International Festival of Photography, Rome, 2002; “Art space 2000,” Silpakorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2000. Recently he published his first artist's book, titled “Marcamenti,” printed in Italy by “essegi,” with critical text by Emanuela De Cecco and Davide Ferri.